Jonathan Compton

Jonathan Compton

Partner

DMH Stallard (Guildford)

Wonersh House

The Guildway

Old Portsmouth Road

Guildford

GU3 1LR

Jonathan is a Dispute Resolution and Litigation partner based in Guildford. He is qualified both as a barrister and a solicitor, with his experience as an advocate strongly underpinning his commercial litigation work. His practice is both domestic and international, and involves advising private individuals and commercial organisations of all sizes.

Jonathan works across areas of commercial dispute resolution including banking and finance, regulatory and anti trust/competition practice.

He is accredited as an Arbitrator by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and also holds a master’s degree in competition law, a specialism greatly valued by many of the firm's commercial clients. 

Jonathan qualified as a solicitor in 1999.

Jonathan goes the extra mile for his clients to ensure that the best possible outcome is achieved.

Legal 500 UK 2023

... my first port of call and he is unfailingly helpful and very responsive. His empathy is appreciated in worrying situations.

Legal 500 2021

Personal Awards

L500 2023 Recommended Lawyer

Memberships and Associations

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration
  • Member of Hon. Soc. of Gray’s Inn

Associated blogs

US Attorney General Merrick Garland files Anti-Trust Suit against Google

Blog
25/01/2023
The tech giant is accused of buying up competitors. Google has stated that it does not hold a monopoly in the relevant market
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UK Regulatory Law – Ofgem and the CMA

Blog
13/01/2023
Beware the unfair market advantage - UK regulators can dish out hefty fines
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National Security reverse to proposed Chinese takeover of Newport Wafer Fab

News & PR
18/11/2022
Reversal of the Chinese takeover of the UK's largest semi-conductor manufacturer has been proposed on National Security grounds
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The advantages, and disadvantages, of pleading fraud in civil cases

Blog
11/11/2022
Companies, as well as people, can be defrauded. Jonathan Compton considers why pleading fraud might not get you the best outcome
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